Travel from Surat Thani Railway Station to Railay

The easiest and quickest way to travel from Surat Thani to Railay is to take a bus service to Ao Nam Mao Pier and from there take a local boat service to Railay.

Bus Times from Surat Thani to Railay


There are currently 4 direct bus services a day from Surat Thani to Ao Nam Mao Pier (for Railay) available to book online.

Surat ThaniRailayTicketCompany
09:0013:00฿ 480Phantip
10:3014:30฿ 480Phantip
12:0016:00฿ 480Phantip
13:3017:30฿ 480Phantip
  • The arrival time is for arrival at Ao Nam Mao Pier, where you can board a boat for the short connecting journey to Railay.

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Surat Thani Bus Stop


Phantip Travel services to Railay depart from Surat Thani City, which is around 30 minutes by road from Surat Thani Railway Station

Google Map of Surat Thani City Phantip Travel Office

Railay Boat Pier


From Ao Nam Mao Pier boat services travel to Railay West Beach.

Google Map of Railay West Beach

About Travel to Railay


The journey with Phantip Travel from Surat Thani Railway Station to Railay has four stages.

Route from Surat Thani to Railay
  • Stage 1: Bus or taxi from the train station to the Phantip Travel Office.
  • Stage 2: Minivan from Surat Thani to Krabi Bus Terminal.
  • Stage 3: Transfer by local shared taxi to Ao Nam Mao Pier.
  • Stage 4: Local wooden boat service to Railay.
Longtail boats at Railay Beach
Longtail boats at Railay Beach
Train times from Bangkok to Surat Thani

If you are travelling by train from Bangkok we recommend that you book one of the earlier departures. Trains from Bangkok to Surat Thani are often delayed by up to 60 minutes.

BangkokSurat ThaniTrainSleeper
07:3016:2043No
15:1001:11171Yes
16:1001:4937/45Yes
16:5002:2031Yes
17:3004:06169Yes
18:5004:5883Yes
19:5006:2385Yes
20:3007:16167Yes
22:5007:5039/41No

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